Get All in the Timing: Fourteen Plays PDF

By David Ives

ISBN-10: 0307772616

ISBN-13: 9780307772619

The area in response to David Ives is a really upload position, and his performs represent a digital rigidity try out of the English language -- and of the audience's potential for disorientation and pleasure. Ives's characters plunge into black holes known as "Philadelphias," the place the best wants are hilariously thwarted. Chimps named Milton, fast, and Kafka are locked in a room and made to re-create Hamlet. And a con guy peddles classes in a doubtful language during which "hello" interprets as "velcro" and "fraud" comes out as "freud."

At as soon as enthralling and confusing, incisively clever and side-splittingly humorous, this unique paperback version of Ives's performs comprises "Sure Thing," "Words, phrases, Words," "The common Language," "Variations at the demise of Trotsky," "The Philadelphia," "Long in the past and much Away," "Foreplay, or The artwork of the Fugue," "Seven Menus," "Mere Mortals," "English Made Simple," "A Singular Kinda Guy," "Speed-the-Play," "Ancient History," and "Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread."

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7. 33 Belege gefunden werden. " Offensichtlich ergibt sich ein Widerspruch zwischen der relativ einfachen Botschaft, die der Interpret als gegeben annimmt, und der eigenartigen, poetisch geschraubten Diktion. )e~atp und Ableitungen des Verbs e~aelp, e~aep, e~ap, e~17elp, e~17P, e~a17P in der Nähe von Xapl v : in den Homerscholien findet sich zweimal der Ausdruck E~cxipEtV 1:T]v XaptV im Sinne von 'die Schönheit (von Lokalitäten) (rhetorisch) steigern/vergrößern'; vgl. Schol. vet. in ll. I, 155 und in ll.

J. W. White, The Verse ofGreek Comedy. London 1912: 390-394. Soweit die ältere Forschungsliteratur überblickt werden kann, wird in diesem Aufsatz zum ersten Mal 3tltAi;v mit dem 3t1tAii--Zeichen auf diese Weise in Zusammenhang gebracht. Fritzsche, 395f. ad 982 polemisiert gegen abstruse Spekulationen früherer Interpreten, die das Zeichen mit den Bewegungen eines Halbehores assoziierten: "Etsi ut nunc sunt tempora ad hariolandum temereque fingendum liberrima, sat scio, existet, qui diplen saltationem atque diplen signum grammaticum nihil specie ac figura discrepare narret; porro autem, quum omnes mulieres v.

C. Donner, Die Komödien des Aristophanes, III. "; vgl. auch Sommerstein, 220 ad 982: "the dance gives delight both to the gods in whose honour it is performed (cf. 975, 979-980, 992) and to the dancers themselves (cf. " Er kehrt zum einfachen Attribut 'doppelt' zurück, wie das Adjektiv bereits van Leeuwen (Anm. 12) und andere grammatikalisch deuteten. Sommerstein gibt den Text in der gleichen Form wieder wie Enger, von Velsen, van Leeuwen, HalVGeldart und Parker 1997: 433 (sie folgt meist Enger; leider problematisiert sie die Stelle nicht).

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